Children's Film Series at Two Locations This Week

Southern Illinois University



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July 23, 2013

The next film screenings will be held this Wednesday, July 24 at the Du Quoin Public Library in Du Quoin, Ill., and on Thursday, July 25 at the Pinckneyville Public Library in Pinckneyville, Ill.
Films to be featured at the Du Quoin library are aimed at children ages 6 and younger and ages 7-11+ and include Grubz Up! from Radio Telefis Eireann, Ireland; 3rd and Bird from Little Airplane Productions, USA; Picture This from the South African Broadcast Corporation; and Encyclopedia from Okna Productions in Brazil.
Two films are scheduled for screening at the Pinckneyville library: The Story of a Letter from China Central Television (for ages 7-11+) and What's Your News? from TT Animation in the United Kingdom (ages 6 and younger).
SIU international students from South Africa and China will meet and interact with children and parents at the Du Quoin screenings, and another SIU student from China will meet with families at the Pinckneyville screenings, courtesy of the SIU Center for International Education. Special book titles representing countries featured in the films also will be available to families.
For more on this special film series visit the Have Book, Will Travel page.